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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

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Accession:CHEBI:29861 term browser browse the term
Definition:An ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene comprising of five benzene rings that is anthracene in which the d,e and k,l sides are fused to benzene rings.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Formula=C20H12;   InChI=1S/C20H12/c1-5-13-6-2-11-17-18-12-4-8-14-7-3-10-16(20(14)18)15(9-1)19(13)17/h1-12H;   InChIKey=CSHWQDPOILHKBI-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   Perylen;   SMILES=c1cc2cccc3c4cccc5cccc(c(c1)c23)c45;   alpha-perylene;   dibenz[de,kl]anthracene;   peri-dinaphthalene;   perilene
 xref: Beilstein:1911335;   CAS:198-55-0;   Gmelin:104944;   KEGG:C19497
 xref_mesh: MESH:D010569
 xref: PMID:12399915;   Reaxys:1911335;   Wikipedia:Perylene

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Ahr aryl hydrocarbon receptor affects binding EXP Perylene binds to AHR protein CTD PMID:3024361 PMID:3028605 NCBI chr 6:52,234,089...52,271,568
Ensembl chr 6:52,234,089...52,271,568
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G Fosl1 FOS like 1, AP-1 transcription factor subunit increases expression ISO Perylene results in increased expression of FOSL1 mRNA CTD PMID:19000923 NCBI chr 1:202,754,549...202,763,057
Ensembl chr 1:202,754,529...202,764,930
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  CHEBI ontology 19921
    chemical entity 19919
      group 19877
        perylene skeleton 2
          perylenes 2
            perylene 2
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  CHEBI ontology 19921
    subatomic particle 19919
      composite particle 19919
        hadron 19919
          baryon 19919
            nucleon 19919
              atomic nucleus 19919
                atom 19919
                  main group element atom 19867
                    main group molecular entity 19867
                      s-block molecular entity 19697
                        hydrogen molecular entity 19686
                          hydrides 19161
                            organic hydride 18714
                              organic fundamental parent 18714
                                hydrocarbon 18436
                                  cyclic hydrocarbon 17237
                                    arene 17217
                                      polycyclic arene 17045
                                        ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene 16292
                                          perylene 2
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